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cock·fight

 (kŏk′fīt′)
n.
An illegal, organized fight between gamecocks, often fitted with metal gaffs, that is arranged as a spectacle.

cock′fight′ing adj. & n.
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cockfight

(ˈkɒkˌfaɪt)
n
(Gambling, except Cards) a fight between two gamecocks fitted with sharp metal spurs
ˈcockˌfighting n
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cock•fight

(ˈkɒkˌfaɪt)

n.
a fight between specially bred gamecocks usu. fitted with spurs.
[1485–95]
cock′fight`ing, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cockfight - a match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffscockfight - a match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffs
match - a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
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Translations

cockfight

[ˈkɒkfaɪt] Npelea f de gallos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cockfight

[ˈkɒkˌfaɪt] ncombattimento di galli
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'Cock fighting is also prohibited as well as horse racing,' she added.
Top breeders and cock fighting aficionados are expected to participate, including Atty.
Despite ban on cock fighting in the province, most people are still involved in it and the competitors invest money to make their cocks win a Baazi (competition).
During its history it has hosted clowns, escapists and weird and wonderful performances as well as grim ones, such as cock fighting.
Live and dead cockerels, gambling paraphernalia related to cock fighting were seized too, the biggest raid so far,' he said in a statement today.
An artificial grass square was being used as the cock fighting pit and seats had been arranged around the edge like a viewing area.
Five of the partridges were grey francolin, popular with those immersed in illegal cock fighting.
Years ago cruel sports such as bear baiting, cock fighting and badger baiting were banned but the ruling class land owners kept their cruel hunting -sports.
Yes, a time when you could see animals at circuses, monkeys on the shoulders of organ grinders on a street corner, the time of a law which was essentially bought in to tackle cock fighting."
| One of Sunday's hearings features the real-life 1839 case against a man accused of stealing birds for cock fighting by concealing them in his underpants.